New York, NY, June 10, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- An iUniverse title recently received numerous accolades in the International Latino Book Awards. The Mystics of Reyesville by Corinne Chacon was recognized at an awards ceremony held in New York City during Book Expo America on May 31, 2007.
The Mystics of Reyesville tells the tale of a woman who must confront her past after returning to her Texas hometown. The book is the first in a fascinating series of mystical novels celebrating Mexican culture. An iUniverse Publisher’s Choice title, The Mystics of Reyesville received four separate awards in the competition:
▪ First Place— Best Cover Illustration
▪ First Place—Best Cover Design, Soft Cover
▪ Second Place—Best Romance, English
▪ Honorable Mention—Best Mystery, English
The International Latino Book Awards are sponsored by Latino Literacy Now, a nonprofit organization that supports and promotes literacy and literary excellence within the Latino community. This year's call for nominations drew twice the titles as last year in 40 categories. An international panel of reviewers rated the entries.
For more information about the International Latino Book Awards, please visit www.latinobookfestival.com. To find out more about the book publishing, editorial and marketing services offered by iUniverse, please visit www.iuniverse.com.
iUniverse offers a variety of publishing services to help individuals publish, market and sell fiction, poetry and nonfiction books. The company utilizes print-on-demand technology, and is one of the largest self-publishing companies in the United States, publishing more than 5,000 new titles each year. The iUniverse management team has extensive editorial and managerial experience with traditional publishers such as HarperCollins, Putnam, Simon & Schuster and Holtzbrinck. iUniverse partners with industry leading author organizations, including the Authors Guild, the Harlem Writers Guild and the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) to bring innovative programs to their members. iUniverse has strategic alliances with Barnes & Noble, Inc. in the U.S. and Chapters Indigo in Canada and has offices in New York City, Shanghai and Lincoln, Neb. For more information, please visit www.iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS.